Childhood obesity is a national epidemic. Almost 1 out of 3 children (ages 2-19) in the US is overweight or obese, putting them at risk for serious health problems. That fact alone is a huge reason to encourage your kids to play sports. Today’s guest post by nutritionist Cassandra Gold.... More »
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By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Athletes will occasionally face the very difficult decision to retire from their sport
This complicated and emotionally difficult process should be discussed car.... More »
9 Questions Every Youth Sports Parent Should Answer With another new school year quickly approaching and season openers around the corner, you may already have questions about what fall youth sports will hold for you and your child. Will the coach see my child’s potential? Will my child get enoug.... More »
These travel hacks for youth sports parents provide shortcuts and ideas which will make the trip easier. With my daughter playing travel softball, my son playing travel basketball and my youngest playing travel volleyball and basketball, we traveled a lot for youth sports. We probably didn’t d.... More »
In an interesting and frustrating Catch-22, school administrators, in an effort to raise standardized math test scores among their students, often decrease physical education and recess time to keep the kids in the classroom longer. However, several recent research studies have shown that students who are more fit perform better in school…
In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about 5 mental strategies of a pregame routine. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.
Do you have a pregame routine that helps you get mentally prepared for competition?
In this video you’re going to learn about what important mental strategies or skills you need to integrate into your pre-competition or pregame routine…
Making a half-court shot with a gym filled with students is no small feat. Making the shot off the bounce adds another degree of difficulty. A Minnesota mom, Angela Ramey, accomplished this and won 1/2 of a year’s tuition for her daughter Grace in the process.
Angela notes that she said a prayer before attempting the shot in a granny-style fashion…